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The history of institutions in Hungary: what can we learn from it for the future?

Turnpenny, Agnes (2016) The history of institutions in Hungary: what can we learn from it for the future? In: Social History of Learning Disability Conference 2016, 7-8 July 2016, Open University, Milton Keynes. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This presentation provides an overview of the history of long-stay institutions for people with intellectual disabilities in Hungary. It discusses reform attempts to change institutions and why these failed. It also reflects on the role of disabled people’s organisations and self-advocates in promoting change.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: Intellectual disability, deinstitutionalisation, Hungary
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV3008 Mental handicap and social care
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV59 Institutional care/home care
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Agnes Turnpenny
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2016 22:16 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 18:12 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/58660 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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